Crown Courts

You'd Not Want To Try These Stuffed Peppers

PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

A drug trafficker has been jailed for attempting to smuggle cocaine-stuffed peppers into the UK. Sierra Leone national Stanley Okpara, 42, was arre...

Facebook Pair Jailed For Inciting Riots Challenge 'Excessive' Sentences

PA | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK

Two men jailed for four years for setting up Facebook pages inciting others to riot have challenged their "manifestly excessive" custodial t...

Riot Sentences Longer Than Average, Data Analysis Shows

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK

Sentences for theft and handling stolen goods cases connected to last month's riots were higher than average, it has emerged. The average sentence ...

Nick Clegg: Rioters Should Look Their Victims In The Eye

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 15.10.2011 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg is calling on rioters to “look their victims in the eye” and clean up the damage they caused last week. The deputy prime minister ou...